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Hormonal health and weight management – Episode 34 with Reed Davis

Summary

In this first episode of the new series, Reed Davis provides a fascinating discussion around hormonal health and key principles for managing our health and wellbeing, especially in managing body weight. He discusses the importance of an individualised approach and how hormonal imbalance can lead to weight gain.

Guest biography

Reed Davis, Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP) and Certified Nutritional Therapist (CNT), is an expert in functional lab testing and holistic lifestyle medicine.  He is the Founder of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) and the FDN Certification Course.  Reed served as the Health Director and Case Manager at a Wellness Center in So. California for over 10 years and now teaches the FDN Course with over 2500 trainees or graduates in 50 countries.  Today, Reed is known as one of the most successful and experienced clinicians in the world, having provided functional lab assessments to over 10,000 clients.  Reed is also a Clinical Advisor for BioHealth Laboratories and lives in the US, teaching the FDN Certification Course and helping his graduates build robust private practices.

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Website: www.functionaldiagnosticnutrition.com

Episode content: Hormonal health and weight management

In this episode with Reed, we discuss a wide range of vital topics in regards to hormonal health:

  • 1.35 – What is Functional Diagnostic Nutrition?
  • 4.45 – Reed defines the acronym DRESS for success
  • 8.34 – The importance of the root cause in preference to relying on symptoms alone
  • 15.47 – Accessible tools for health and fitness professionals to monitor client health
  • 24.50 – What factors are the top priority in managing body weight? Calories? Hormonal health?
  • 33.45 – Which hormones are commonly out of balance in the overweight/obese?
  • 38.02 – Cortisol as a catabolic hormone may still, counter-intuitively, impact weight gain

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Connect with Reed on social media

Reed Davis, or his organisation, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition, is available on a range of social media, please click the links below to connect.

 Facebook @FunctionalDiagnosticNutrition

 Instagram @fdntraining

 Twitter @FDNtraining

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Stress and metabolism reset with Dr Alan Christianson – Episode 30

Summary

Low energy? Stubborn body fat? Low tolerance? Poor immunity? These are some of the common symptoms resulting from problems with stress and metabolism. Leading naturopathic doctor,  Alan Christianson joins us on the Fit to Succeed podcast to share a few vital principles from his 2 best-selling books. He helps to provide a few fascinating answers!

Guest Biography

Dr Christianson is a certified Naturopathic doctor and the founder of the Endocrine Association of Naturopathic Doctors. He has been running his integrative health clinic since 1996 and has become a renowned name in the field of natural hormonal health and wellness, with more specific specialization in thyroid and adrenal disorders. He is the author of the 4 books, including the New York Times bestselling book, The Adrenal Reset Diet (2015), and his latest publication, the Metabolism Reset Diet (2019).

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Website: drchristianson.com

Episode content: Stress and metabolism reset

In this episode, we discuss many topics including:

  • the difference between adrenal fatigue and adrenal reset
  • how chronic stress impacts hormonal balance
  • symptoms of faulty daily cortisol rhythm
  • difference between overfat and overweight and the associated health risks
  • the role of the liver and thyroid in metabolic health
  • recognisable symptoms of metabolic damage
  • helpful strategies to support health improvement

If you enjoy this episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or the video series on YouTube so you will receive each update immediately upon release. You can also find more engaging expert interviews by visiting our podcast library.

Connect with Dr Christianson on social media

Facebook @DrAlanChristianson

Instagram @dralanchristianson

Twitter @DrAChristianson

Published books

In this episode we refer often to 2 of Dr Alan’s books. You can learn more about these by following the linked images below.

Bonus video

Dr Alan was a great sport and also recorded a short taster video. Here are a few quick-fire question and answers to give you a brief flavour of what we discussed in the full interview above. Enjoy.

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